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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 4%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, February 22, 2014 at 5:16 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, March 1, 2014 at 8:00 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 49' South, Longitude: 133° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.33 meters/second, 1578.0 km/hour, 980.5 miles/hour or 852.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"16.34 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 25' 46.4"980.44 miwest0° 10' 18.3"11.80 minorth980.79 mi
24 hours13° 30' 10.8"917.49 mieast4° 23' 57.0"302.35 minorth971.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TaiohaeThu 10:10 AM643 km399 miles347 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownThu 11:40 AM1628 km1011 miles879 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteThu 9:40 AM1842 km1145 miles995 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 9:40 AM2947 km1831 miles1591 nmWest-northwest WNW
RarotongaThu 9:40 AM2990 km1858 miles1614 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Thu 2:40 PM3144 km1953 miles1697 nmSoutheast SE
AlofiThu 8:40 AM3968 km2466 miles2143 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 8:40 AM4089 km2541 miles2208 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 9:40 AM4125 km2563 miles2227 nmWest W
HonoluluThu 9:40 AM4413 km2742 miles2383 nmNorthwest NW
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